From Troy Linker:
It’s here! The RDA Toolkit launches Wednesday, June 23.
The Co-Publishers of the RDA Toolkit (American Library Association,
Canadian Library Association, and CILIP–through its publishing
imprint, Facet Publishing) are delighted to announce that the RDA
Toolkit is going live Wednesday, June 23.
If you have already signed up for free open access, you will receive
an email with your login information. For institutional access, an
email with login information will be sent to the email address
provided during sign-up.
As you use the RDA Toolkit, you’ll notice ongoing improvements and
additions. We look forward to your feedback. RDA Toolkit highlights to
- RDA instructions that are searchable and browseable
- AACR2 Rule Number Search of RDA instructions
- Workflows, mappings: tools to customize the RDA instruction set to
- support organizational training and processes.
- Two views of RDA content-by table of contents and by element set
- Full text of AACR2
If you or your institution haven’t yet signed up for free open access
through August 31, 2010, please visit www.rdatoolkit.org/openaccess.
Sign up at www.rdatoolkit.org/rdalist to receive information about
free trials, special introductory offers (double-user offer for site
license subscriptions through August 31, 2011!), webinars, product
updates, and more.
Bookmark the informational website www.rdatoolkit.org where you can
access webinar archives, an RDA training calendar, presenter/trainer
materials, pricing in the major currencies, and more.
If you need to process a subscription before the electronic order form
and payment gateway go live in the next few weeks, please contact us
via the RDA Toolkit Support Center at www.rdatoolkit.org/support so we
can process your order. You will not pay for any part of your
subscription that falls within the open-access period; we will extend
all subscriptions through at least August 31, 2011.
And if you’re attending ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.,
visit us in the exhibits at booth #2605 for a demo, to chat with ALA
Digital Reference Publisher Troy Linker and other staff, and to review
an early sample of the print RDA Instructions.
Publisher, ALA Digital Reference
American Library Association